Better than out of a box chili macaroni

Better than those dinners out of a cardboard box on the grocery shelf any day!

Ingredients

1 lb beef (lean ground beef)
2 T onion (finely chopped onion)
1 clv garlic (finely chopped)
1 cn tomato (chopped, 15 oz can)
2 c water
1 cn sauce (tomato sauce, 8 oz can)
1 T chili powder (or to taste)
1⁄2 t oregano
8 oz pasta (elbow macaroni, measured dry)

Instructions

Brown ground beef, onion and garlic and drain as usual and return to pan.

Add tomatoes, water, tomato sauce and seasonings to pan and bring it all to a boil. Cover and simmer for 10 - 15 minutes.

Add uncooked noodles and return to boiling. Cook approximately 8 or 9 minutes (or until noodles are tender) stirring frequently.

Total time
45 minutes
Cooking time
30
Preparation time
15
Yield
4 servings

Notes

Substitute ground beef with another meat, if preferred, such as ground turkey, chicken or pork.

Source

Southern recipes for kids